Best in Outdoor Living Space - New or Renovation

CHBA Northern BC Housing Awards of Excellence | Canadian Home Builders' Northern BC


This category is defined as any special aspect of the exterior of a home not covered by other categories. It can be a unique part of the exterior of a home (i.e., porch, garage, water feature, landscape, etc.). Focus is on final and finished product. For renovations, “before” pictures are not required, and this category may include multi-family or single-family projects.

  • Online entry describing the project and explaining how it meets the criteria 
  • Up to ten (10) digital images which best represent the project
    • Renovated features only need to show the “after” photo
  • Floor/Site plans PDF File
  • Completed Homeowner and/or Builder Permission Form, if applicable
Criterion Weight
Functional and unique design features 25.0%
Selection and placement of materials 25.0%
Addresses the climatic conditions, exposure and limitations 25.0%
Success of landscaping as a compliment to the home/development 25.0%